Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes isn’t satisfied with just one Lombardi Trophy
There hasn’t been a single NFL snap played since Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs captured the team’s first Lombardi Trophy in 50 years but the Super Bowl MVP and his teammates are already putting in the work in an effort to repeat as champs.
Mahomes took to Twitter to respond to an NFL Network report that he and some of his teammates were making plans to get back to Kansas City so they could start working out together in preparation got the new season. You know that scene in a horror movie where someone runs into a house to seek help from a killer that is chasing them and while they’re explaining to the people inside what is happening, the killer has already strolled through the back door?
Well, that is basically what happened in this tweet.
That’s right, NFL Network! It isn’t just going to be “sooner rather than later.” Mahomes is already in the house. Tyreek Hill is creeping down the hallway. Travis Kecle is somehow already all the way up in the attic.
Patrick Mahomes is already thinking about winning Super Bowl 55
Look, this is the time of year when all the players are talking about how they are in “the best shape of their lives” and hope springs eternal across all 32 fan bases. Heck, I remember when Matt Cassel was the Chiefs’ QB and he was doing summer workouts with his teammates and I was all fired up about it because I somehow deluded myself into believing that if Cassel just got a couple of extra reps with Dwayne Bowe, Terrance Copper (remember him…of course you don’t) and Leonard Pope that he would somehow morph into a good QB. Come to think of it, looking over that 2011 Chiefsroster, Cassel could have been the second coming of Joe Montana and it probably wouldn’t have mattered.
Damn, I just wrote a sentence that had “Matt Cassel” and “Joe Montana” in it. See what being a Chiefs fan pre-Mahomes did to me?
The thing that should terrify the rest of the NFL isn’t necessarily that the Chiefs are putting in extra work in the offseason. What should terrify them is that MAHOMES is putting in extra work. See, we know Mahomes is a ridiculously talented NFL player already. The kid hasn’t peaked, though. He can still get better because he’s only got two seasons starting under his belt. The only thing that can stop Mahomes from improving is injury, the Chiefs replacing Andy Reid with Bill O’Brien or Mahomes himself becoming complacent.
Unfortunately for the NFL, Mahomes appears to be only focused on winning back to back Super Bowls and that should be a scary thought for the rest of the league.